Terms of Use

Welcome to Sportskeeda. By visiting our site you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions. Please read these terms and conditions before using, or submitting content in any form or medium for publication on, sportskeeda.com. We may change these terms and conditions at any time. Your continued use of sportskeeda.com implies that you accept any new or modified terms and conditions that we come up with. Please re-visit the ‘Terms of Use’ link at our site from time to time to stay updated with any changes that we may introduce.

The terms ‘sportskeeda.com’ and ‘Sportskeeda’ are used through this entire Terms of Use document to refer to the website, its owners and the employees and associates of the owner.

1. REGISTRATION

You can browse sportskeeda.com without registering for a Sportskeeda account.  In order to post any User Content or access certain features of the website, however, you must register for an account with Sportskeeda (which may include connecting to sportskeeda.com through a third-party service) and select a password and screen name (“Sportskeeda User ID”). You may not select or use as a Sportskeeda User ID any name that we determine to be offensive, vulgar or obscene. Sportskeeda reserves the right to refuse registration of, or cancel a Sportskeeda User ID or a User account at its sole discretion. By registering, you certify that all information you provide, now or in the future, is accurate. We reserve the right to reclaim Sportskeeda User IDs on behalf of businesses or individuals that hold legal claim or trademark on those usernames.  You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Sportskeeda password.  By connecting to sportskeeda.com with a third-party service like Facebook, you give us permission to access and use your information from that service as permitted by that service, and to store your log-in credentials for that service.

You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on or through your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify Sportskeeda immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.  Sportskeeda will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, and you shall be solely liable for the losses of Sportskeeda or others due to such unauthorized use.

By registering, you agree to get periodic newsletters and other email notifications.

2. LICENSE

Sportskeeda hereby grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-assignable and non-transferable license to access sportskeeda.com provided and expressly conditioned upon your agreement that all such access and use shall be governed by all of the terms and conditions set forth in this User Agreement.

3. CONTENT

a. Your content: Sportskeeda allows you to post content on sportskeeda.com, including articles, comments, pictures, discussion threads and other material. Any content a User submits, posts, displays, or otherwise makes available on sportskeeda.com, including all Intellectual Property Rights (defined below) therein, is referred to as “User Content”.

b. How Sportskeeda and other Users can use your content: You grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use, reproduce, sell, offer to sell, translate, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, distribute, and make derivative works of your User Content on sportskeeda.com and in all forms and media now or hereafter known for the purposes of operating sportskeeda.com. Nothing in this Agreement shall restrict Sportskeeda’s rights under separate licenses to User Content. 

c. Your responsibility for your content: By uploading, posting, submitting or otherwise disclosing or distributing User Content, you represent and warrant that you own all rights in your User Content and that any User Content you post does not and will not violate third-party rights of any kind, including without limitation any Intellectual Property Rights (defined below) or rights of publicity or privacy. Sportskeeda reserves the right, but is not obligated, to reject and/or remove any User Content that we believe, in our sole discretion, violates these provisions. Sportskeeda takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content that you or any other Users or third parties post or send on sportskeeda.com. You understand and agree that any loss or damage of any kind that occurs as a result of the use of any User Content that you send, upload, download, post, transmit, display, or otherwise make available or access through your use of sportskeeda.com, is solely your responsibility, and you agree that we are only acting as a passive conduit for your online distribution and publication of your User Content. Sportskeeda is not responsible for any public display or misuse of your User Content. You understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree that Sportskeeda shall not be liable for any damages you allege to incur as a result of such User Content.

d. Definition of Intellectual Property Rights: For the purposes of this Agreement, “Intellectual Property Rights” means all patent rights, copyright rights, mask work rights, moral rights, rights of publicity, trademark, trade dress and service mark rights, goodwill, trade secret rights and other intellectual property rights as may now exist or hereafter come into existence, and all applications therefore and registrations, renewals and extensions thereof, under the laws of any state, country, territory or other jurisdiction.

3. COPYRIGHT

a. sportskeeda.com (including all text, photographs, graphics, video and audio content contained on our site) is protected by copyright as a collective work or compilation under the copyright laws of India and other countries, and we (subject to the rights of our licensors and licensees under applicable agreements, understandings and arrangements) have all rights therein. All individual articles, blogs, videos, content and other elements comprising our site are also copyrighted works, and we (subject to the rights of our licensors and licensees under applicable agreements, understandings and arrangements) have all rights therein. You must abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained on our site.

b. By posting or submitting User Content on or to our site (regardless of the form or medium with respect to such content, whether text, videos, photographs, audio or otherwise), you are giving us, and our affiliates, agents and third party contractors the right to display or publish such content on our site and its affiliated publications (either in the form submitted or in the form of a derivative or adapted work), to store such content, and to distribute such content and use such content for promotional and marketing purposes.

c. You shall be solely responsible for your own submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with each of your submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (I) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize us to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all such submissions to enable inclusion and use of such submissions in the manner contemplated by us and these Terms and Conditions; and (II) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in such submissions to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of such submissions in the manner contemplated by us and these Terms and Conditions. In furtherance of the foregoing, you agree that you will not: (I) submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant us all of the rights granted herein; (II) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage us or any third party; (III) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate; or (IV) post advertisements or solicitations of business. We reserve the right to remove or not publish submissions without prior notice. You understand that when you submit content in any form to sportskeeda.com we may authorize such content to be distributed or syndicated to or published on other Sportskeeda-branded environments.

d. Unless expressly permitted, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works from, transmit or in any way exploit any part of sportskeeda.com or any content thereon, except as permitted under the last sentence of this Section 3(d) and except that you may make one print copy that is limited to occasional articles of personal interest only. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing (but subject to the last sentence of this Section 3(d)), you may not distribute any part of this site or any content thereon over any network, including, without limitation, a local area network, or sell or offer it for sale. In addition, these files may not be used to construct any kind of database. Just as we, from time to time, excerpt materials from other sources in order to support the various commentaries and writings contained herein, we respect the right of others to make “fair use” of the materials contained on our site; accordingly, you may from time to time excerpt and use materials set forth on this site consistent with the principles of “fair use”.

e. We are concerned about the integrity of sportskeeda.com when it is viewed in a setting created by a third party that includes advertising or other materials that we have not authorized to be displayed with the content of our site. Neither you nor any third party shall make use of the contents of sportskeeda.com in any manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights, including copyright or that has not been authorized by us.

4. DELAYS IN SERVICES

Sportskeeda (including its and their directors, employees, affiliates, agents, representatives or subcontractors) shall not be liable for any loss or liability resulting, directly or indirectly, from delays or interruptions due to electronic or mechanical equipment failures, telephone interconnect problems, defects, weather, strikes, walkouts, fire, acts of God, riots, armed conflicts, acts of war, or other like causes. Sportskeeda shall have no responsibility to provide you access to sportskeeda.com while interruption of sportskeeda.com due to any such cause continues.

5. LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

You expressly agree that use of the website is at your sole risk.

The content, information, software, products, features and services published on this website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the content herein. sportskeeda.com and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in this website at any time. This website may be temporarily unavailable from time to time due to required maintenance, telecommunications interruptions, or other disruptions. Sportskeeda (and its owners, suppliers, consultants, advertisers, affiliates, partners, employees or any other associated entities, all collectively referred to as ‘Associated Entities’ hereafter) shall not be liable to any user of member or any third party should sportskeeda.com exercise its right to modify or discontinue any or all of the content, information, software, products, features and services published on this website.

Sportskeeda and/or its respective Associated Entities make no representations about the suitability of the content, information, software, products, features and services contained on this website for any purpose. All such content, information, software, products, features and services are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. Sportskeeda and/or its Associated Entities hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to the website’s content, information, software, products, features and services, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, and availability.

In no event shall Sportskeeda and/or its Associated Entities be held liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this website or with the delay or inability to use this website, or for any content, information, software, products, features and services obtained through this website, or otherwise arising out of the use of this website, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if Sportskeeda or any of its Associated Entities has been advised of the possibility of damages.

6. USE OF DISCUSSION THREADS, COMMENTS AND OTHER COMMUNICATION FORUMS

If this website contains discussion threads, comment portals, or other message or communication facilities (collectively, “Forums”), you agree to use the Forums only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Forum. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Forum, you shall not do any of the following:

Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information.

Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.

Conduct or forward surveys, contests, or chain letters.

Download any file posted by another user of a Forum that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

7. EQUIPMENT AND OPERATION

You shall provide and maintain all telephone/internet and other equipment necessary to access sportskeeda.com, and the costs of any such equipment and/or telephone/internet connections or use, including any applicable taxes, shall be borne solely by you. You are responsible for operating your own equipment used to access sportskeeda.com.

8. INFORMATION DISCLAIMER

You acknowledge that the information provided through sportskeeda.com is compiled from sources, which are beyond the control of sportskeeda.com. Though such information is recognized by the parties to be generally reliable, the parties acknowledge that inaccuracies may occur and sportskeeda.com does not warrant the accuracy or suitability of the information. For this reason, as well as the possibility of human and mechanical errors and other factors, you acknowledge that sportskeeda.com is provided to you on an ‘as is, with all faults’ basis. Sportskeeda expressly disclaims any and all warranties, whether express, oral, implied, statutory or otherwise, of any kind, to the users and/or any third party, including any implied warranties of accuracy, timeliness, completeness, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, as well as any warranties arising by virtue of custom of trade or course of dealing and any implied warranties of title or non-infringement. In addition, sportskeeda.com, in providing the information, makes no endorsement of any particular security, market participant, or brokerage. Further, sportskeeda.com does not represent or warrant that it will meet your requirements or is suitable for your needs.

Under this User Agreement, you assume all risk of errors and/or omissions in sportskeeda.com, including the transmission or translation of information. You assume full responsibility for implementing sufficient procedures and checks to satisfy your requirements for the accuracy and suitability of sportskeeda.com, including the information, and for maintaining any means which you may require for the reconstruction of lost data or subsequent manipulations or analyses of the information under the User Agreement.

You agree that Sportskeeda (including its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, group companies, agents, representatives or subcontractors) shall not in any event be liable for any special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of the use or inability to use of sportskeeda.com for any purpose whatsoever. Sportskeeda and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents shall have no liability in tort, contract, or otherwise, to a user and/or any third party.

9. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The links in this site will allow you to leave sportskeeda.com. The linked sites are not under the control of Sportskeeda. Sportskeeda has neither reviewed nor approved these sites and is not responsible for the contents or omissions of any linked site or any links contained in a linked site. The inclusion of any linked site does not imply endorsement by Sportskeeda of the site.

10. INDEMNIFICATION

You shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless sportskeeda.com (including its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, group companies, agents, representatives or subcontractors) from any and all claims and losses imposed on, incurred by or asserted as a result of or related to: (a) your access and use of sportskeeda.com (b) any non-compliance by user with the terms and conditions hereof; or (c) any third party actions related to user’s receipt and use of the information, whether authorized or unauthorized. Any clause declared invalid shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder. These terms may only be amended in a writing signed by Sportskeeda.

11. CONFLICTING TERMS

If there is any conflict between this User Agreement and other documents, this User Agreement shall govern, whether such order or other documents are prior to or subsequent to this User Agreement, or are signed or acknowledged by any director, officer, employee, representative or agent of Sportskeeda.

12. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This User Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties, and no other agreement, written or oral, exists between you and Sportskeeda. By using the information on sportskeeda.com, you assume full responsibility for any and all gains and losses, financial, emotional or otherwise, experienced, suffered or incurred by you. Sportskeeda does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of, or otherwise endorse in any way, the views, opinions or recommendations expressed in the information, does not give investment advice, and does not advocate the purchase or sale of any security or investment by you or any other individual. The information is not intended to provide tax, legal or investment advice, which you should obtain from your professional advisor prior to making any investment of the type discussed in the information. The information does not constitute a solicitation by the information providers, sportskeeda.com, or other of the purchase or sale of securities.

This service is provided ‘as is’, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, any warranty for information, data, services, uninterrupted access, or products provided through or in connection with the service. Specifically, Sportskeeda disclaims any and all warranties, including, but not limited to: (i) any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, usefulness, or content of information, products or services; and (ii) any warranties of title, warranty of non-infringement, warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence, or under any other cause of action.

Neither Sportskeeda nor any of its employees, agents, successors, assigns, affiliates, group companies or content or service providers shall be liable to you or other third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of use of service or inability to gain access to or use the service or out of any breach of any warranty. Because some countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. In such countries, the respective liability of Sportskeeda, its employees, agents, successors, assigns, affiliates, group companies and content or service providers’ respective liability is limited to the amount provided under said law. Further, you agree and understand that all services provided are non-refundable and that you should carefully consider whether our services are able to meet your needs.

13. TERMINATION

This User Agreement and the license rights granted hereunder shall remain in full force and effect unless terminated or cancelled for any of the following reasons: (a) immediately by Sportskeeda for any unauthorized access or use by you (b) immediately by Sportskeeda if you assign or transfer (or attempt the same) any rights granted to you under this Agreement; (c) immediately, if you violate any of the other terms and conditions of this User Agreement. Termination or cancellation of this Agreement shall not effect any right or relief to which Sportskeeda may be entitled, at law or in equity. Upon termination of this User Agreement, all rights granted to you will terminate and revert to Sportskeeda. Except as set forth herein, regardless of the reason for cancellation or termination of this User Agreement, the fee charged if any for access to sportskeeda.com is non-refundable for any reason.

14. JURISDICTION

The terms of this agreement are exclusively based on and subject to Indian law. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Bangalore, India in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website. Use of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.

 

The above terms of use apply to all of Sportskeeda’s platforms, including the mobile apps for Android, Windows and iOS.

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